568 New COVID Cases Take Local Outbreak Numbers Over 26,000

Phnom Penh: The Ministry of Health issued the daily press release on the morning of 25 May 2021, confirming the discovery of 568 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 663 cases that were treated and the patients discharged. There have been 4 more deaths reported.

At least 28 cases were imported , with the 540 others linked to the post 20/2 local infections, which would bring the total to the latest outbreak to around 26,140 (with 20 imported- sources vary slightly).

Provincial releases in past few hours (*unclear what days these have been counted as and are only added as a rough guide- due to the Ministry of Health no longer announcing the regional numbers):

Phnom Penh: 260, Banteay Meanchey: 80, Takeo: 49, Koh Kong: 30, Kampong Speu: 20, Battambang: 16 (9 from Thailand), Kampong Thom: 14, Prey Veng: 7 (1 from Thailand), Pursat: 4, Oddar Meanchey: 3 (all from Thailand), Tbong Khmum: 4 (2 from Thailand), Sihanoukville: 65

This brings the total number of cases to around 26,329 cases with 119,022 cases treated. The death toll has risen to 183. Please note- these numbers may not be 100% accurate.

SOURCE: MoH, Cambodia CDC’s Facebook Page, provincial releases and analysis by David Benaim of Xlconsulting

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